The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Articles from September 17, 2015

3-Cylinder 3-Series; 2016 Range Includes 1.5-Litre Three-Potter for $54,900
BMW has announced Australian prices and specifications for the updated 3 Series range, which arrives next month. Undercutting the prices of its traditional rivals, the entry-level 2016 3 Series will be a 1.5-litre three-cylinder 318i Sedan costing...
A Van with Swagger; Trafic Is a Useful Tool of the Trade with Car-Like Grace
Byline: Grant Edwards Vital statistics Model: Renault Trafic L1H1. Details: Three-seat short wheelbase front-wheel drive van. Engine: 1.6-litre four-cylinder common rail twin turbo diesel generating maximum power of 103kW @ 35000rpm and...
Coming Back to Bite You; Here's the Good Oil on Oil Pulling and Turmeric Use
Basil Artichoke Salad Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 large cup of fresh basil, rinsed 1-2 marinated artichokes, sliced 1 carrot, sliced 1/2 cup of snow peas, sliced 1/2 avocado, sliced 1/4 red capsicum, sliced 1/2 cup of sprouts of...
Curious Calf Gets in Deep Trouble Down Dark Well
Byline: Tara Miko tara.miko@thechronicle.com.au CURIOSITY would have gotten the better of this calf had it not been for firefighters dedicated to rescuing him from a well. Sampson the calf is one bovine lucky to be alive after he got stuck at...
Emus Get Cautious Nod in Grand Final
Byline: Glen McCullough glenm@thechronicle.com.au GOONDIWINDI is a deserved favourite and is expected to win. But it will come as no surprise to see USQ upset the Emus applecart. That's the guarded opinion of rival Wagners Risdon Cup coaches...
Going out on the Boat? I'll Sit This One out, Thank You Very Much
GETTING in and out of boats when you reach a certain age is a subject I've had to give thought to these past few years. I'm not talking about making your graceful way up the gangplank of a luxury ocean liner knowing there is a massage and a martini...
Is No Pain, No Gain True? Don't Fear Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, Although It Could Bother You for Several Days after You Exercise
IT'S normal to experience muscle pain after exercising if it's been a while since you were active or performed a certain movement. This type of pain - called delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS - generally develops several hours later and exacerbates...
It's Time for Forwards to Show Sharks Some Bite
Byline: WAYNE HEMING APN SPORTS BUREAU RUGBY LEAGUE: One-time leading club points scorer and 2005 grand finalist Josh Hannay says the Cowboys' charge to an historic premiership could fizzle out against Cronulla on Saturday night unless representative...
Jawai Wild about New Gig; Boomer Excited about His Return to NBL Ranks
Byline: JOSH SPASARO APN SPORTS BUREAU BASKETBALL: Australian centre Nathan Jawai hopes a change of scenery will bring a change of fortunes this season after a cruel run of bad luck. After several seasons in the NBA and Europe, the 28-year-old...
MAN RAMMED HIS EX-PARTNER OFF THE ROAD, SWAM FROM COPS Police: Similar to Gold Coast Case; Court Told of Shocking Domestic Violence Case
Byline: Peter Hardwick peter.hardwick@thechronicle.com.au IN WHAT mirrored a high-profile case on the Gold Coast, a man has appeared in Toowoomba Magistrates Court accused of running his ex-partner's car off the road after a domestic argument. ...
Morning after Drive to Work Expensive
Byline: Peter Hardwick peter.hardwick@thechronicle.com.au WHAT started with a brief moment of road rage ended in a Toowoomba man being fined, placed on probation and taken off the road for 12 months. Police patrolling the Highfields area about...
Passionate Medical Team
BJ Rowney I AM a practice nurse at the Wilsonton Medical Centre. I have worked here for four years. Before I moved to Toowoomba I was working in aged care in Dalby. I wanted to try something new and learn a few new skills. As a nurse...
PM Pledges More Women; but Turnbull Stays Mum on Full Cabinet as MPs Jockey for Position
Byline: Daniel Burdon APN Newsdesk PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has promised more women will join his new Cabinet as he reshuffles his team ahead of the official swearing-in ceremony on Monday. While Mr Turnbull would not be drawn on who would...
Sowing the Seeds
GATHER your gardening tools, put on your gloves and start digging. It's spring - the perfect time to plant herbs, fruit, vegetables and flowers. You don't need a big backyard or a green thumb to create something beautiful and useful. Do some gardening....
Toowoomba Speedway's New Track Gets Ready for a Bumper Weekend of Racing
TOOWOOMBA Speedway has changed, with a swag of improvements, replacements, advancements and innovations recently carried out in a mammoth upgrade. A wholesale upscale has been conducted over a matter of weeks, and there's plenty more surprises still...
Tune in for Better Sound Quality
Byline: Declan Maddern IN today's market, choosing an efficient and tough pair of in-ear headphones can be a challenge, as every company will attempt to sell you products by promising superior sound and bass. But what actually makes a good pair...
Violence Scourge on Society; Dr Anthony Lynham Talks about His Role as Anti-Violence Campaigner
FOR 20 years before I entered this parliament, I spent my days repairing the broken and battered survivors of personal violence, including domestic violence. I recall the woman who'd been bashed with a baseball bat. Her face was shattered. As our...
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